Saturday, September 26, 2009

Question 461

What is this?

Ans: After enthralling the world with his cube for a decade, Mr. Erno Rubik is back with a shpere this time. Its the Rubik's shpere.
( i hope u guys didnt exploit my flaw by reading the image name)


Friday, September 25, 2009

Question 460

X's Y was preserved by Dr. Thomas Harvey. But Dr. harvey found nothing unsual with X's Y. However in 1999, scientists discovered that the part of Y associated with mathematical reasoning was 15 percent wider than normal.

What's X" Y?

Cracked by all...was a sitter.


Thursday, September 24, 2009

Question 459

Identify the author and the object of influence for the cover page. Bonus for the book name:


Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Question 458

Fill in the first three blanks:

_______ (1980)
_______ (1986)
_______ (1990)
Legacy (2004)
The Betrayal (2007)
Sanction (2008)
Deception (2009)
Objective (2010)

Hint: All these words have a character-istic prefix!

Answer: Identity, Supremacy and Ultimatum - The fiirst 3 novels in the Bourne series.


Question 457

what ?


Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Question 456

Id the man in the front:

Answer: Fidel Casrto. Cracked by Puneet and Nitin yashas. @ Satya- Browny points for humour!


Monday, September 21, 2009

Question 455

Easy one: First edition of which world famous book?
Answer: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.


Sunday, September 20, 2009

Question 454

NTT "Y" is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan. They help to "do communications over the mobile network". X was spun off from Nippon Telegraph and Telephone(NTT) in August 1991 to take over the mobile cellular operations. "X-Y" was formed in 2008 as an alliance between "X" Teleservices and NTT "Y". Id "X-Y"!!!

Answer: Tata Docomo( Docomo is the acronym for "DO COmmunications over the MObile network." Cracked by all!


Saturday, September 19, 2009

Question 453

Explain what is happening:

Answer: The underarm bowling incident involving Trevor Chappel.


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Question 452

What do these pics denote..?

Answer: The Philosopher's Stone


Monday, September 14, 2009

Querstion 451

This organisation's new national headquarters are located in New York, and has a price tag of 43 million $. The 133,000 sq.ft. tower is clad in red brick and Indiana limestone. The building contains over 100 bedrooms, six dining rooms, libraries, living rooms, meeting rooms and offices. The 2nd, 8th and 16th floors contain chapels ornamented with millwork and marble. The 17th floor is entirely residential. Men enter the building through the main doors while women enter through a side street and are "acoustically and visually separated" from the men at all times within the building.
What organisation?

Answer: The Opus Dei. @ Aditya D, why will the HQ of a terrorist org. be in New York???


Sunday, September 13, 2009

Question 450

Who's missing? It's a sitter, isn't it?

ans: it's in fact sonia gandhi and not indra nooyi as many of you thought. they all are the only indians in the forbes powerful women list.


Question 449

Fillomino : Allied Occupation

Hashiwokakero : Bridges

'X' : Cross Sums

Nurikabe : Cell Structure

Shikaku : Divide by Squares

'Y' : Number Place

Yajilin : Arrow Ring

'X' n 'Y'? Explain funda!

Answer: Y:Su-doku and X:kakuro the only ones missing in this japanese puzzles list!


Saturday, September 12, 2009

Question 448


Hint is in the way he is posing for the cover.

Answer: Shawn Fanning, Creator Of Napster


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Question 447



Question 446

Aramaic for 'disappear like word' or which means 'let the thing be destroyed.'
Latin for 'to order, command'
Latin for 'I torture'

What am I talking about ?


Friday, September 4, 2009

Question 445

X was a physicist, best known for his role as the scientific director of a mission which led to the designing of Y. For this reason he is remembered as "The Father of Y". X on seeing the results of Y famously recalled the Bhagavad Gita: "If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one." and "Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds." X,Y?


Question 444



Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Question 443

" Rubbin' on that italian feather
Konvict jeans on
Ay yo weezy, you ready?
Ha Ha ain't that funny?
'cause Niggas they want war but ain't got money
'cause I've sen 'em all talk until they start gunnin'
Quicker than 'X', the fastest thing runnin'

Yeah, ______! Weezy!
Number one hustler gettin' money
Why you wanna count my money?
I'm a hustler n don't need them
One y'all, you see, I'm _______! "

These are the excerpts of a song from start till the end. Tell what's 'X' and identify the song n the artist. Hint: Try and guess the blanks!

Answer: Akon's song ' I'm so paid' ft. Lil Wayne. X is Usain Bolt.


Question 442:

What's this? Where's it? Why's it famous for?

Answers: it's indeed the Ashoka hall in the rashtrapati bhavan.


Question 441: Connect

Try and give the funda!

Answer: Ayrton senna. His grave, his memorial, his trademark helmet and the turn where his car crashed.


Question 440

1966-69: Midfielder for Fulham
1969-70: Played for Brighton and Hove Albion
1970: Manager of Hastings United and assistant coach for Ipswich town
1974:Manger of swedish side Malmo FF
1980:Manager of Bristol City
1982:Manager of Toronto Blizzard
1993:Manager of Al-Ittihad
1994:Manager of FC Zurich
1996:Coach of Colorado Rapids
1997:Manager of Chinese National Team
2005: Manager of Uzbekistan
2006:........................ and so on!
About whom am i talking about?

Answer: Bob houghton- india's current football coach!


Question 439

The "(X) Le'aliyah Bet" was a small, unorthodox Zionist organization whose mission in 1938 was to help Jews. This was done to subvert the British quotas on Jewish immigration. The X's modes of operation, its ideology, and politics resulted in the creation of the agency for the _____ government once it was established in 1948. The agency consisted of several of the existing members who had worked for jews. 'X' is the Hebrew word for 'institute or institution'. The seal of the organisation is given above. 'X'?

Answer: It's Mossad, israel's chief intelligence agency.


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Question 438: Forgery Not Allowed

Whose signature?